M.A. Orthofer is the founder, managing editor, and lead contributor to the popular website the Complete Review and its blog, The Literary Saloon. Born in Graz, Austria, Michael Orthofer graduated from Brown University and Columbia Law School. He currently lives in Massachusetts. He is a member of the National Book Critics Circle and has served as a judge for the Best Translated Book Award and the Austrian Cultural Forum’s ACF Translation Prize. Follow him on Twitter @MAOrthofer.